University of Minnesota
Immigration History Research Center
ihrc@umn.edu
612-625-4800


Immigration History Research Center.

The Immigration History Research Center and Archives share a mission to promote interdisciplinary research on migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world; develop archives documenting immigrant and refugee experiences, especially in the U.S.; and support public programming and outreach efforts that connect U.S. immigration history research to contemporary issues and communities.

IHRC

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IHRC at 50 Years: Tell Us Your Story!

Spotlight on Selected Sources

 

Research Projects

The IHRC has many research projects. Learn more about our latest, Immigrant Stories:

News and Notices

  • Immigrant Stories Instructor Open House

    The IHRC will host an Immigrant Stories Open House for University of Minnesota instructors considering using Immigrant Stories in their courses. Instructors will be able to see some of the digital stories already collected, view Immigrant Stories curricular materials, and discuss their course's particular needs with IHRC staff.

    (Continue Reading)August 1st, 2014

IHRC Archives

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Archives

Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRC Hours

Digital Sources

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Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRC collections using the UMedia Archive.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRC Hours

Books

IHRC books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRC Hours

Periodicals

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRC Hours

Collection Notes

  • Juhla: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota

    Save the dates for events happening at the end of October in the Andersen Library:
    Exhibit opening for Juhla: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota. The exhibit will feature items from the rich Finnish American holdings of the IHRC Archives. The opening reception also kicks off the symposium "From Emigration to Immigration: Historical and Contemporary Finland," which will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 30 and 31, 2014.

    More information.

    (Continue Reading)August 25th, 2014
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